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Catastrophic Change and Climate Blindness

By Antarctica, Arctic, CO2 Removal and Sequestration, forest health, Forest Mortality, Greenland, ice sheet, Impacts, in-depth and Popular Press, Oceans, Shifting Ecology, Solutions

How do we curb emissions with the way our society has evolved? Really. I mean serious curbing; enough to prevent dangerous climate change? When considering the answer, dangerous climate change must be clearly defined. So, what exactly is dangerous climate change? Read More — First published on the Rag Blog

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Climate Change and Global Economic Dysfunction

By Abrupt changes, alternatives, Arctic Sea Ice, Climate Policy, forest health, Forest Mortality, in-depth and Popular Press, Sea Level Rise, Solutions

Do you realize that ocean primary productivity has declined 40% since 1950? Or that, this year’s coral bleaching was worse than during the super El Nino of ’98? Or that, the Arctic was declared functionally ice free last summer for the first time in 14 million years? Read More — First published on the Rag…

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It’s Cars, Not Coal – The New Paradigm of Climate Science

By alternatives, Emissions, in-depth and Popular Press, Solutions

The science has changed again. This time, things are really upside down. How are we supposed to know which target to shoot? We live, we learn. Science goes on, especially climate science. There is an extreme need for more knowledge about our climate. This has been obvious to the climate scientists for years. The titles in…

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Climate Crisis: Extreme Summer Heat and Irreversible Ecosystem Demise

By Extreme Weather, in-depth and Popular Press, Temperature

The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) coordinates federal research on environmental changes and their implications for society. The program began as a presidential initiative in 1989 during the Reagan — Bush era and called for “a comprehensive and integrated United States research program that will assist the nation and the world in the understanding,…

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